Undergraduate courses

As an undergraduate in the Maths Department in Leicester, you will become a part of our family. We have close staff-student ties supported by our tutoring system, smaller class sizes and our active student societies – LASS (Leicester Actuarial Science Society) and SUMS (Student Union Mathematics Society). 

Many of our staff produce internationally recognised research in their mathematical fields, and in our actuarial science specialists you will benefit from their many years of industry experience, as you journey towards your career after university. 

We offer opportunities to study abroad or to spend a year in industry to broaden your outlook, as well as a wide variety of learning and assessment methods to enhance your skills and help you to develop as an individual.

Our graduates are employed by a range of top employers across business and finance, education and research, IT and other skilled professions.

Mathematics courses

Mathematics BSc (with optional year in industry or year abroad)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS codes: G100, G101, G103
Challenging. Exciting. Beautiful. Mathematics can be described in many ways – perhaps due to its astonishing uses in our modern world. This degree gives you the full rundown, setting you up to work in fields as far-reaching as high-energy physics and economic forecasting.

Mathematics MMath (with optional year in industry)
Full-time, 4-5 years | UCAS codes: G105, G107
This four-year degree expands on the Mathematics BSc to prepare you for high-level entry into relevant professions. It’s also a solid base for pursuing PhD research.

Mathematics with Foundation Year BSc (with optional year in industry or year abroad)
Full-time, 4-5 years | UCAS code: G199
If you would love to study Mathematics here at Leicester, but you don’t quite have the entry requirements to get in, this degree is your bridge to making it happen.

Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence BSc (with optional year in industry)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: G108
A strong foundation in mathematical knowledge and technical skills is essential for the development of modern Artificial Intelligence systems. This course will equip you to work in this exciting field.

Mathematics with Enterprise BSc (with optional year in industry)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: G100
Mathematicians are highly valued in industry for their ability to solve complex problems. This degree aims to develop commercial awareness alongside these skills so that you will be able to diagnose business problems and appreciate which of your mathematical tools can be applied to the solution of those problems. 

Actuarial Science course

Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc (with optional year in industry)
Full-time, 3-4 years | UCAS code: GN1H

Risk and uncertainty are where actuaries shine – drawing on their mathematical skills to help businesses and organisation make better financial decisions. It can be a high-stakes role, but we’ll give you the confidence to carve out an exciting career.


All students are welcome to join our mathematical society, the Students' Union Mathematics Society (SUMS), and actuarial science students can join the Leicester Actuarial Science Society (LASS).

Year Abroad

Spend your second year studying at one of our partner institutions in the USA, or your third year with one of our partner universities in Europe.

More about Study Abroad

Year in Industry

Between your second and third year, you can take a year out to work in an industrial placement.

More about industrial placements

Student profiles

Hear from some of our students as they reflect on their experiences of studying Mathematics as undergraduates at Leicester.

Hear from our students

Peer support

Find out about our peer support (PS) system, where more experienced students facilitate groups of first year students to support them in their studies.

About peer support

Frequently asked questions

Prospective undergraduate students frequently ask similar questions during their search for a university and a course to suit them. Browse our answers to some questions you might have.

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Leicester Actuarial Science Society (LASS)

LASS is both a student society of the University of Leicester and a regional community of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.

More about the society